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29-1031 Dietitians and Nutritionists



Plan and conduct food service or nutritional programs to assist in the promotion of health and control of disease. May supervise activities of a department providing quantity food services, counsel individuals, or conduct nutritional research.

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Southwest Minnesota 509$31.81/hr$24.08/hr$28.57/hr$30.59/hr$36.33/hr$38.99/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and Utilities20$31.23/hr
Financial ActivitiesN/AN/A
Professional and Business Services90$39.15/hr
Education and Health Services930$31.39/hr
Leisure and Hospitality40$32.68/hr
Other ServicesN/AN/A
Public Administration230$31.20/hr
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 20$30.19/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 30$30.21/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 30$30.21/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 40$31.47/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 50$30.59/hr5.9%
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 50$30.33/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 60$30.17/hr8.1%
St Cloud MN MSA 60$31.23/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 70$30.17/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 70$30.17/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 80$30.19/hr4.7%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 80$30.53/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 120$31.23/hr7.1%
Rochester MN MSA 210$39.50/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 230$38.84/hr7.7%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 760$31.66/hr5.9%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 820$31.66/hrN/A
Minnesota 1,320$31.59/hr6.6%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Social and Community Service Managers 4,960$38.74/hr11.8%
Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary 220$81,986.59/yr3.2%
Neurologists 210>$100/hrN/A
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary 3,400$96,467.89/yr17.3%
Health Education Specialists 1,830$31.71/hr16.2%
Medical and Health Services Managers 9,100$49.79/hr29.1%
Epidemiologists 280$41.55/hr32.9%
Family and Consumer Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary 20$65,695.13/yrN/A
General Internal Medicine Physicians 2,540>$100/hr0.9%
Pediatricians, General 870>$100/hr-0.7%


  • Monitor food service operations to ensure conformance to nutritional, safety, sanitation and quality standards.
  • Inspect meals served for conformance to prescribed diets and standards of palatability and appearance.
  • Purchase food in accordance with health and safety codes.
  • Assess nutritional needs, diet restrictions and current health plans to develop and implement dietary-care plans and provide nutritional counseling.
  • Manage quantity food service departments or clinical and community nutrition services.
  • Consult with physicians and health care personnel to determine nutritional needs and diet restrictions of patient or client.
  • Coordinate diet counseling services.
  • Advise patients and their families on nutritional principles, dietary plans, diet modifications, and food selection and preparation.
  • Assess nutritional needs, diet restrictions and current health plans to develop and implement dietary-care plans and provide nutritional counseling.
  • Advise patients and their families on nutritional principles, dietary plans, diet modifications, and food selection and preparation.